With a history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is the nation's oldest museum with a progressive mind.
The National Museum of Singapore is the nation’s oldest museum that seeks to inspire with stories of Singapore and the world. Its history dates back to 1887 when it opened on Stamford Road as the Raffles Library and Museum.
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Spend an afternoon at the National Museum with your family and enjoy fun-filled activities suitable for the young and the young at heart, this Grandparent’s Day! Families for Life and the National Museum invite everyone to kick start the festivities on Saturday, 25 November.
From Korean director Hang Hyeong-mo’s The Hand of Fate (1954) to Singapore’s very own Gerak Kilat (1966) by Jamil Sulong and the first Australian-Hong Kong coproduction The Man from Hong Kong (1975), the Festival’s Classics line-up draws attention to the region’s unique storytelling style of the popular cult genre.
Co-presented with the Wee Kim Wee School of Communications and Information, Nanyang Technological University, in celebration of the School’s 25th Anniversary in film and communications studies.
Exploring thirty years of Italian food in Singapore, “A History of Italian Cuisine in Singapore” focuses on the evolution and exchanges in food culture that have made Italian cuisine so popular and unique in Singapore.
Let our storytellers inspire your little ones with intriguing and colourful tales from the past! Featuring engaging dramatisation and interaction, these sessions are a wonderful introduction to Singapore’s history and heritage.
Be mesmerised by the icy waters, colourful skies, and diverse wildlife of one of the world’s most fascinating environments – the Arctic – in this stunning exhibition brought to you by the High Commission of Canada and the Embassy of Finland, in celebration of Canada’s 150th and Finland’s 100th birthdays. Visit www.iceinthetropics.com for more information.
Be mesmerised by the icy waters, colourful skies, and diverse wildlife of one of the world’s most fascinating environments – the Arctic – in this stunning exhibition brought to you by the High Commission of Canada and the Embassy of Finland, in celebration of Canada’s 150th and Finland’s 100th birthdays.
The Canadian component features photos taken by youth aged 14 to 20 during an Arctic expedition with Biosphere Environmental Education, an Ottawa-based organisation whose mission is to connect people to nature. The Finland component features awe-inspiring photos of the Northern Lights taken by renowned photographer Martti Rikkonen. The Singaporean component showcases the works of award-winning photographer Michael Aw, which depict the raw beauty of the Arctic, as well as its environmental fragility.
Visit iceinthetropics.com for more information.
Embark on an art or historic trail, and get reacquainted with the museum as a building and social space!
Experience the treasured collection of the National Museum brought to life through a spectacular digital presentation, and be transported to 20th century Malaya as viewed through the eyes of artists of that time and reimagined today by interdisciplinary art collective teamLab.
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